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VU Hoops Sep 9, 2020
Mid-Week Links

Mid-Week Links

Mid-Week Links, let’s go... Villanova News The versatile game of Saddiq Bey is tailor-made for modern NBA | NBA.comSaddiq Bey’s farewell remarks when he announced in June he’d be leaving Villanova for the NBA Draft were anything but typical. One word in his opening line spoke volumes about who he is, and what Nova Notebook: For 32 Years Pierce Cared For the Cats | Villanova University AthleticsJeff Pierce retired as Nova’s Head Athletic Trainer on Sept. 1 #NEWS: Per @VillanovaU’s #COVID19 Dashboard (updated 9/8), there are an estimated 34 active cases at the University, and 22...
Section 215 Sep 2, 2020

Jay Wright was never going to coach the Philadelphia 76ers

It made no sense for Jay Wright to leave Villanova for the Philadelphia 76ers. Jay Wright is one of the most established coaches in the entirety of college basketball. He has been the head coach of the Villanova Wildcats since all the way back in 2001 and has won two national titles with them in […] Jay Wright was never going to coach the Philadelphia 76ers - Section 215 - Section 215 - A Philadelphia City Sports blog
VU Hoops Aug 29, 2020
Weekend Links

Weekend Links

Weekend Links! Enjoy the last weekend before Labor Day with some Villanova and College News & Links... Villanova The top 10 college basketball IQs since 2000 | NCAA.comWe count down the top 10 best men's college basketball IQs since 2000, ranked by NCAA.com's Andy Katz. Jalen Brunson checks in at #3. Potential 2020 NBA Draft targets for the Spurs: Saddiq Bey | Pounding The RockA deep dive into a 3-and-D wing for San Antonio College basketball 2020-21 season: Big East discussing bubble options | InquirerWith the advantage of no league-wide football season, the Big East is already looking at...
VU Hoops Aug 23, 2020
NBA Wildcat Watch: Opening Round Playoffs, Game 4 (Aug. 23-24)

NBA Wildcat Watch: Opening Round Playoffs, Game 4 (Aug. 23-24)

Pool Photo-USA TODAY Sports Both the Bucks and Raptors are in the lead for their respective series. The NBA playoffs are underway. Two Villanova Wildcats alum, Kyle Lowry and Donte DiVincenzo, are in the mix. Sunday and Monday is Game 4 of the NBA Playoffs opening round. The Raptors have a chance to sweep their foes, while the Bucks will look to build on their 2-1 series lead. Kyle Lowry Lowry and the Raptors have a 3-0 lead and have a chance to sweep the Brooklyn Nets. They play on Sunday night, at 6:30 p.m. ET. That game can be seen on TNT. Up Next: vs. Brooklyn (if necessary) on...
VU Hoops Aug 21, 2020
NBA Wildcat Watch: Playoffs, Game 3 (Aug. 21-22)

NBA Wildcat Watch: Playoffs, Game 3 (Aug. 21-22)

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Game 3 of the NBA Playoffs is on Friday and Saturday. The NBA playoffs are underway. Two Villanova Wildcats alum, Kyle Lowry and Donte DiVincenzo, are in the mix. Friday and Saturday is Game 3 of the playoffs. Kyle Lowry Lowry and the Raptors are looking to take a 3-0 lead over the Brooklyn Nets. They play Brooklyn on Friday, at 1:30 p.m. ET. That game can be seen on NBA TV. Up Next: vs. Brooklyn on Sunday, Aug. 23, at 6:30 p.m. ET (TNT) Donte DiVincenzo The Bucks are tied with the Orlando Magic at 1-1. Saturday’s game gives one team an opportunity to take...
VU Hoops Aug 19, 2020
NBA Wildcat Watch: Playoffs, Game 2 (Aug. 19-20)

NBA Wildcat Watch: Playoffs, Game 2 (Aug. 19-20)

Pool Photo-USA TODAY Sports Wednesday and Thursday is Game 2 of the NBA Playoffs. The NBA playoffs have begun. Two Villanova Wildcats alum, Kyle Lowry and Donte DiVincenzo, are in the mix. Wednesday and Thursday is Game 2 of the playoffs. Kyle Lowry Lowry and the Raptors hope to build on their 1-0 series lead on the Brooklyn Nets. Game 2 is set to tip off on Wednesday, at 1:30 p.m. ET on NBA TV. Up Next: vs. Brooklyn on Friday, Aug. 21 at 1:30 p.m. ET (NBA TV) Donte DiVincenzo DiVincenzo and the Bucks will look to rebound, after dropping Game 1 to the Orlando Magic. Game 2 between the...
VU Hoops Aug 18, 2020
NBA Wildcat Watch: Playoffs, Game 1 (Aug. 17-18)

NBA Wildcat Watch: Playoffs, Game 1 (Aug. 17-18)

Photo by Kim Klement-Pool/ The playoffs have begun. The NBA playoffs have begun. Two Villanova Wildcats alum, Kyle Lowry and Donte DiVincenzo, are in the mix. The Milwaukee Bucks are the top seed in the east, while the Toronto Raptors are No. 2. Kyle Lowry Lowry and the Raptors took the first game of the series on Monday, with a 134-110 win over the Brooklyn Nets. The Raptors won in wire-to-wire fashion, with a stellar three-point shooting performance led by Fred Van Vleet. As a team, Toronto shot 50 percent from deep and drained 22 threes as a team. Lowry didn’t have a great...

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